Side Dishes

  • Meatballs
    Posted in: Main Courses, Recipes, Side Dishes

    A meatball is ground or minced meat rolled into a small ball, sometimes along with other ingredients, such as bread crumbs, minced onion, eggs, butter and seasoning. Meatballs are cooked by frying, baking, steaming, or braising in sauce. There are many types of meatballs using different types of meats and spices. The term is sometimes […]

  • Fried Rice
    Posted in: Recipes, Side Dishes

    While the exact origins of fried rice are lost to history, it’s believed that it was invented sometime during the Sui dynasty (589 – 618 AD), in the city of Yangzhou in eastern Jiangsu province. Yangchow (Yangzhou) Fried Rice is still the standard by which all other Chinese fried rice dishes are judged: morsels of […]

  • Fried Zucchini Potato and Pepper Pie
    Posted in: Healthy Choices, Recipes, Side Dishes

    This is a dish my Grandmother and Mother made for every family get together and picnic I can remember — it was considered a true staple at every function. My Grandmother was from Calabria, so I always assumed the recipe was from the southern region of Italy, but, to this day cannot find anything quite […]

  • Whole Grain Stuffing with Apples and Pecans
    Posted in: Healthy Choices, Recipes, Side Dishes

    Ingredients 1 1/2 loaves of whole-grain bread, cut into 1-inch cubes 1 cup cooked brown rice 3/4 cup pecans, chopped 4 large fresh white mushrooms, chopped 2 large carrots or 1/2 bag of mini carrots, processed 1 medium red onion, cut into 1/4-inch dice 2 sticks unsalted butter 5-6 celery ribs, cut into 1/4-inch dice […]

  • Tomato Bisque
    Posted in: Healthy Choices, Low-Carb Recipes, Recipes, Side Dishes, Soups

    Tomatoes are a treasure of riches when it comes to their antioxidant benefits. In terms of conventional antioxidants, tomatoes provide an excellent amount of vitamin C and beta-carotene; a very good amount of the mineral manganese; and a good amount of vitamin E. In terms of phytonutrients, tomatoes are basically off the chart, and include: […]

  • Cream of Mushroom Soup
    Posted in: Healthy Choices, Low-Carb Recipes, Recipes, Side Dishes, Soups

    Mushrooms themselves provide you with lean proteins since they have no cholesterol or fat and are very low carbohydrates. The fiber and certain enzymes in mushrooms also help lower cholesterol levels. Moreover, the high lean protein content in mushrooms helps burn cholesterol when they are digested. Balancing levels of cholesterol between LDL cholesterol (“bad” cholesterol) […]

  • Broccoli Vinaigrette
    Posted in: Healthy Choices, Recipes, Salads, Side Dishes, Super Foods, Vegetables

    Broccoli can provide you with some special cholesterol-lowering benefits if you will cook it by steaming. The fiber-related components in broccoli do a better job of binding together with bile acids in your digestive tract when they’ve been steamed. When this binding process takes place, it’s easier for bile acids to be excreted, and the […]

  • Homemade Sauerkraut
    Posted in: Fermented Food Recipes, Fermented Foods, Healthy Choices, Low-Carb Recipes, Recipes, Side Dishes, Super Foods

    by John P. Thomas Health Impact News Homemade sauerkraut can be an important part of diets designed for healing cancer. Sauerkraut is a German word that simply means sour white cabbage. Lacto-fermented cabbage has a long history of providing benefits for many different health conditions, and now it is proving to be beneficial for cancer. […]

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